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gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic lawmakers as dianne feinstein announced her own bill which would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. >> military-style assault weapons have but one purpose, and in my view that's a military purpose. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban thursday. he says those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much less concerned quite frankly about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> reporter: and even sponsors of the bill acknowledge an assault weapons ban is a tough sell on capitol hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and o
very much. democratic senator dianne feinstein of california introduced legislation today to reinstate the federal ban on assault weapons, but she acknowledged that supporters face an uphill battle. nancy cordes is at the top of that hill tonight in washington. nancy. >> reporter: scott, the bill that she and other democrats introduced today is even tougher than the assault weapons ban that congress let lapse back in 2004. this bill would ban the sale of 157 different military-style firearms. flanked by police officers doctors, and mayors, senator dianne feinstein of california made her case today for banning the types of weapons used to carry out mass shootings. >> they fall into the hands, one way or another, of grievance killers, of gangs, of those who are mentally unstable or ill. >> reporter: the bill would stop the sale and manufacturing of semiautomatic weapons with military features such as detachable stocks, which make the guns easier to conceal. magazines and drums that hold more than ten rounds would also be outlawed. feinstein also asked half a dozen gun victims to share th
this week. >>> dianne feinstein got personal while introducing her assault weapons bill. feinstein talked about the day george moscone and harvey milk were killed at san francisco city hall. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body, and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like -- it isn't like the movies -- it changes your view of weapons. >> feinstein's bill would ban more than 150 assault style weapons and high capacity magazines. but she does concede that it has little chance of passing congress. >>> a well-known crime fighter is pnc's pick to go after wall street -- president obama's pick to go after wall street. he nominate mary jo white to be the head of the securities and exchange commission. she was the first female u.s. attorney in manhattan. she led the successful prosecution of mafia boss john gotti. as head of the sec she says she will work hard to protect investors and ensure transparency of the market.
dianne feinstein banning a bill on semi assault rifles and ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthened her 1994 ban by banning the sale and manufacturing of 150 guns, including rifles and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. the measure would not cover weapons people already own as well as hunting and sport and antique and disabled weapons. the senator says the goal is to quote, dry up the supply of the weapons over time. >> together, we are introducing legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families and terrorized communities. >> feinstein got in involved in gun control when supervisor harvey milk was killed by former superior dan white. >>> and back in california, job creation and budget concerns. that is what jerry brown spoke about in the third state of the state address. this is the third time they are doing this with california in the black. we have jodi hernandez with more about the governor's address. >> reporter: good morning. governor jerry brown delivered a speech that left lawmakers smiling. the governor said california h
.s. senator dianne feinstein led the news conference in washington, d.c. today. the new legislation is in response to the sandy hook massacre last month. an assortment of high-powered weapons were on display during the announcement. >> my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacturer and importation of assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition feeding devices that can accept more than ten rounds. >> right now the bill is strongly opposed by many in the house and senate in t of republicans. gun control also the topic of an online chat today featuring vice president joe biden. among those attending, our own business and tech reporter, scott budman. scott did the vp let people ask questions? >> he did. vice president biden appearing in a google plus hangout today, giving his opinion and request asking questions about the obama administration's plans to tackle the issue of gun violence. among those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their ho
dianne feinstein will be speaking momentarily introducing legislation on assault weapons. we will listen in. >> good morning and certainly in overcast start to the day. unsettled weather could continue into the afternoon and we are waking up to clouds and areas of locally dense fog. headed into tomorrow rain chant continues under partly cloudy skies. we will have another storm rolling through saturday night into sunday coming down from the gulf of alaska. the high- pressure rebuilds as we head into the next middle of next week. 46 out the door and about, 52 in oakland, 50 in redwood city. a look at your numbers into the afternoon coming up in my next report. >> we have been enjoying a pretty good ride free of hot spots. there is hardly a back up at the bay bridge. the san mateo bridge ride it traffic looks good. the drive time is still just 13 minutes. the commute to the golden gate bridge is picking up some sluggish traffic now at the toll plaza southbound. no delays across the span. >> this just an and the newsroom live pictures out of washington d.c. where any moment senator dianne fe
that an improving budget situation does not mean they can go on a spending spree. >>> dianne feinstein will introduce an assault weapons ban in washington, d.c. today. the california democratic bill also bans high capacity ammunition clips in the wake of the sandy hook school shootings. her bill is also cosponsored by both of connecticut's senators. >> newtown changed things. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology. >> vice president joe biden continues his search for ways to curb gun violence. he is heading to virginia tomorrow. he will hold a rally to promote gun control and will hold online google forum chats to discuss the issue. >>> san mateo county will hold a gun buy-back event this saturday at the fairgrounds on delaware street. the county will offer $100 for handguns, shotguns and rifles. if you turn in an assault weapon you could earn up to $200. in recent months several bay area cities have held gun buy- back programs. this is oakland's successful event last december. >>> new
is proposed on capitol hill today. california democratic senator dianne feinstein plans to introduce a bill to ban assault weapons and high capacity ammunition clips. her bill is cosponsored by both connecticut democrats in the senate in the wake of the sandy hook school shootings in their state. it's opposed by the nra. >> newtown fundamentally changed things and the nra doesn't get it. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology! >> meanwhile, vice president joe biden goes to virginia tomorrow to hold a rally to promote gun control. >>> a defiant message today from north korea. the country's top military body says it plans to carry out what it calls a high level nuclear test. a news reader said the test will target the united states. north korea is rejecting a u.n. security council resolution that passed two days ago. that resolution called a long- range rocket launch last month [ indiscernible ] expanded sanctions >>> or capitol hill there was crying and yelling as secretary of state hillary
democrat dianne feinstein pushed an vault weapons ban through congress. can she do it again and is it the answer? she's with us this morning along with new york city's top cop ray kelly. as president begins his second term republicans are rethinking who they are and where they go here. >> we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. we have to stay
. >>> meanwhile, california senator dianne feinstein's assault weapons back bill is on the table on capitol hill. she unveiled it in washington a short time ago. the legislation calls for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. she says there's just been too many shooting rampages involving these types firearms. >> we should be outraged by how easy it is for perpetrators of these horrific crimes to obtain powerful military-style weapons. >> the legislation would update a previous assault weapons ban that ended back in 2004. it would also prohibit the sale and manufacture of assault weapons and magazines holding more than 10 rounds. >>> a water main burst in marin county this morning spewing water all over the intersection. this is in kentfield. the surge of water damaged the pavement causing a 20-foot stretch of eliseo drive to rise about 6." 33 homes are now without water as crews try to fix a cast iron pipe and repair damage to that road. >>> a $26 million security system has been approved for the new eastern span of the bay bridge. the
debate of gun violence moved to capitol hill today. senator dianne feinstein took the lead and introduced legislation banning military assault weapons. jana katsuyama is live now outside of a mass shooting in san francisco that triggered the nation's previous ban. jana. reporter>> senator feinstein was behind that first ban. it all came as you say from a mass shooting in san francisco. back in 19 # -- 1993. thaáts when -- that's when a man went on a rampage killing 20 people. and now nearly 20 years later, the battle continues. >> today my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of assault weapons. reporter>> senator feinstein's bill would ban 167 specific firearms. it includes semi automatic guns with a detachable magazine and at least one military feature. today's proposal comes nearly two decades after a deadly mass shooting in san francisco prompted feinstein's first assault weapons plan. segel was there when it happened >> . >> i was on the 36th floor. i was lucky. i got blind a -- i got behind a locked door. nothing see
dianne feinstein took the lead and introduced legislation banning military assault weapons. jana katsuyama is live now outside of a mass shooting in san francisco that triggered the nation's previous ban. jana. reporter>> senator feinstein was behind that first ban. it all came as you say from a mass shooting in san francisco. back in 19 # -- 1993. thaáts when -- that's when a man went on a rampage killing 20 people. and now nearly 20 years later, the battle continues. >> today my colleagues and i are introducing a bill to prohibit the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of assault weapons. reporter>> senator feinstein's bill would ban 167 specific firearms. it includes semi automatic guns with a detachable magazine and at least one military feature. today's proposal comes nearly two decades after a deadly mass shooting in san francisco prompted feinstein's first assault weapons plan. segel was there when it happened >> . >> i was on the 36th floor. i was lucky. i got blind a -- i got behind a locked door. nothing seems to have have happened to generate the type of in
senator dianne feinstein and she thinks most americans are behind her. >> sandy hook, i think, really destroys all of the kind of tales that it's nra is trying to weave about young people and guns. >> reporter: president obama revealed in an interview with the new republic, he takes guests skeet shooting all the time and "i have a profound respect for the traditions of hunting that trace back in this condition for generations and i think those who dismiss that out of hand make a big mistake." we heard from congressman paul ryan this morning. >> let's go beyond this debate and get deeper. what's our policy on mental illness? what's going on in our culture that produces this kind of thing? and i hope we don't skip past that and bring out political ideas that recycle failed policies of the past. >> reporter: ryan's republican colleagues, congresswoman marsha backburn says -- >> doing a so-called assault weapons ban is going after a symptom and as teachers have said to me, don't focus on whatever is the weapon. get to the root cause. >> reporter: senator feinstein said she doesn't expect
dianne feinstein, who led the effort to pass the first ban in 1994. that legislation expired a decade later, and feinstein said it was past time to take action. >> we have done our best to craft a responsible bill to ban these assault weapons. guns that are designed for military use bought all over this country and often used for mass murder. >> sreenivasan: feinstein's proposal would ban the sale, transportation, importation or manufacturing of more than 150 specifically named firearms as well as certain semi-automatic rifles, handguns and shotguns; limit ammunition magazines to ten rounds; grandfather weapons legally owned on the date of enactment and, exempt over 900 weapons used for hunting or sporting activity. in response, the national rifle association released a statement that said, "the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach." the effort faces long odds in the republican-controlled house, and in the senate, where some democrats do not support expanded gun control. feinstein acknowledged it
. today a senator dianne feinstein reintroduced her assault weapon ban, the issue found its way into the chat room. google hosting a hangout on gun control featuring vice president joe biden. >> to end gun violence, once and for all. >> with gun control on the mind of the country -- >> the single best thing we can do is have a national dialogue about this. >> vice president joe biden brought the issue into the chat room. taking part in a google plus hangout to let people know they have a say in where gun control goes from here. >> make your voices heard. that's one of the reasons i wanted to be in this chat. there's tens of thousands of people listening to this. i don't care which side of the issue you're on. pick those things that you think can have a positive impact. >> the vice president isn't just talking about guns. he's a gun owner. something he says is foreign the dialogue. >> it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon. >> also important, taking questions live from parents and educators. >> are you proposing sending more armed guards into schoo
around the globe. the "new york times" reports democratic senators led by dianne feinstein plan to introduce a bill today to outlaw assault weapons. other democrats like west virginia's joe manchin are having a hard time selling that at home. it will be a barometer how far gun control legislation will go. >>> bad weather is hampering the search for three canadians missing in antartica. their twin engine plane vanished on a flight from the south pole. beacon aboard the aircraft alerted to trouble last night. >>> a federal appeals court overturned an indiana law that banned sex offenders from using social networks like facebook and twitter. three-judge panel said theaid the law was unconstitutional and too broad. >>> the republican finds it's never too late to quit smoking. smokers typically lose about a decade of life expectancy but a new study found those who quit between ages 35 and 44 gain back nine of the years and those who quit before 35 gain back all ten years. >>> "the "san francisco chronicle"" say scientists created anti-hiv resistant pills for cells
national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> next, senator dianne feinstein and others talk about the new proposed assault weapons ban. the bill would ban as a thick -- ban 150 specific types. this is one hour, 15 minutes. for coming today and i want to welcome you. this is a tough battle, so welcome. i'm pleased to be joined this morning by a cross section of americans who have been affected by gun violence. we have with us today, police chiefs, mayors, teachers, doctors, members of the clergy, mothers, gun safety groups, victims of gun violence and many others who care deeply about this issue. i would really like to thank my colleagues in the senate and the house who have chosen to stand together on this important issue. some of us have been working to prevent gun violence for decades. together we're introducing legislation to help in the mass shootings that have devastated countless families and terrorized communities. you will hear from my colleagues in the senate. senator durbin, part of the leadership in the democratic side. senator schumer from new york who helped me in 1993 by hea
. california senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that is more strict than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asks today, can you win this? the answer is, we don't know. it's so up hill. >> reporter: the nation's largest gun lobby, the national rifle association. released this statement. the american people know gun bans do not work and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach. meanwhile, on friday, the nfrp ra criticized by one of its own members for running this ad which brought the president's daughters into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> jim baker, head of the group's federal affairs division, recoportedly disagree with the commercial. the agency says differences of opinions are con throughout the organization. the issue of gun control continues to be divisive. >> he won't spend a whole year doing it. at some point you have to do votes. you don't want it to be the health care process over again, where it drains resources. >> reporter: on tuesday, president obama will
between the political parties here, but two familiar opponents. you have senator dianne feinstein of california, who just a couple of days ago, introduced this assault weapons ban legislation. and wayne lapierre, the nra's executive vice president. these two will face one another wednesday during a senate judiciary hearing, according to the website, called what should america do about gun violence. but, it will feel like debate deja vu for capitol hill watchers because those two run opposite sides, this was back in the early 1990s when this first assault weapons ban passed. that, as you know, has since expired. their arguments are coming back to life. we went into the archive and found feinstein and lapierre from two decades ago. >> you also, at some point, have got to say, enough is enough. otherwise when the nra will not say that you should not permit the civilian sale of bazookas, what we're talking about is a weapon crafted for war, that floats around the streets of our cities, that puts our police in a position of being outgunned by the bad guys, that has kids killing kids wi
-capacity magazines, and a ban on assault weapons. this past week, california democratic senator dianne feinstein proposed a ban that would be more restrictive than the one that expired a decade ago. >> this is really an uphill road. if anyone asked today can you win this, the answer is we don't know, it's so uphill. >> reporter: the nation's largest gun lobby, the national rifle association, released this statement -- "the american people know gun bans do not work, and we are confident congress will reject senator feinstein's wrong-headed approach." meanwhile on, friday, the nra was criticized by one of its own members for running this ad which brought the president's daughters into the debate. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> reporter: jim baker, head of the group's federal affairs division, reportedly disagreed with the commercial. the nra telling nbc news, "differences of opinion are common to organizations throughout the country." the flap underscores how divisive the issue of gun control continues to be. political analysts say the president doesn't have a lot of tim
% of the murders in new york city are caused by handguns, and we simply have too many of them. >> senator dianne feinstein is the coauthor of a measure in the senate that seeks to implement a ban on assault weapons and those high-capacity magazine rounds. >> i do not believe that military-style weapons belong on the streets of our cities. >> and new york police commissioner ray kelly also says the nypd right now, steve, brian, and gretchen, is planning to launch new technology that can actually detect legal guns. he described the device as being similar to body scanners that you see at airports currently, and it reads what's known as terror hertz, which is a form of radiation which everybody admits is blocked by something such as a weapon. they can then see the outline of that weapon. the device is not yet readily to roll out but they're getting close to it and preparing for it. back to you. >>steve: big brother is watching. thank you very much. >>gretchen: illinois' credit rating just became the worst in the nation. stu varney has his numbers and that's next. >>brian: was lance armstrong's big
ginsburg, one of the more, if not the most liberal justice on the high court, hugging senator dianne feinstein and one of the most likely to retire, a bill clinton appointee, they like to step down if they're appointed by a democrat, under a democrat. and she had an infamiliar must incident on the high court, fell asleep during one of the important arguments after justice alito had ascended to the bench and he didn't know what to do, i was in the court. whether to poke her in the side and asleep most of the argument. if who was next to him and what responsibility if any did they feel. >> . >> bret: we apologize, congressman adler was not asleep, but we did get e-mails that he may have been. and justice roberts is there and secretary clinton, i want perspective on the speech and reaction from syndicated columnist charles krauthammer on the inaugural address, charles? >> i thought it was an amazing speech. historically very important. not memorable, not a line here that will ever be repeated, but i think very important historically because this this was really obama unbound. and i thin
:26 right now. i'm laura garcia-cannon. new this morning, senator dianne feinstein unveiling a new bill that would ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips nationwide. the bill strengthens her expired 1994 ban by banning the sale, transfer and manufacturing of about 150 guns, including certain rifles, handguns and shotguns fitted for detachable magazines. guns having one military characteristic would also be banned. >> together we are introducing lentiling legislation to help end the mass shootings that have devastated countless families. >> feinstein first got involved in gun control when san francisco mayor george must say coney and harvey melk were killed by former city supervisor dan white. we're going to take a quick break but have a look at weather and traffic right after this. >>> welcome back. the time is 9:28. we still have pretty thick fog out there this morning but the shower activity has subsided. in fact the only showers we're tracking right now are priemostn the south bay. we'll check on your drive with mike. he is standing by. i want to show you the general
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